Surgical Technology Program Coordinator/Instructor

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville is accepting applications for the position of Surgical Technology Program Coordinator/Instructor.

The Program Coordinator/Instructor provides leadership in managing, planning, implementing, and

evaluating the Surgical Technology program curriculum.  

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) with the ability to maintain certification.
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of operating room experience or teaching experience in the field of Surgical Technology, or a combination equal to three (3) years within the last five (5) years and a minimum of an Associate degree. 
  • Must be a graduate from a CAAHEP accredited program in Surgical Technology
  • Current American Heart Association CPR BLS Certification-Healthcare provider with AED
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Must be knowledgeable in course content, effective in directing/evaluating student learning, and student lab and clinical performance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Registered Nurse with a current unencumbered license in the state of TN with BSN and CST credentials


  • Maintain academic standards as established by the college
  • Teach assigned classes
  • Participate in curriculum development and prepare course syllabi
  • Assist with counseling and registration of students
  • Coordinate accreditation activities for the program
  • Coordinate skills laboratory related to clinical skills, procedures, and assignments
  • Coordinate surgical technology advisory committee meetings
  • Attend all faculty meetings, commencements, and other special meetings
  • Complete annual reports in a timely manner
  • Assist in recruitment, enrollment, and retention of surgical technology students
  • Assist in the selection of textbooks and visual aids
  • Serve as a resource person for the surgical technology students
  • Participate in the evaluation of surgical technology students
  • Coordinate clinical experiences and maintain public relations with the respective cooperative agencies
  • Keep abreast of current trends in the operating room and the regulations of the Surgical Technology specialty.

Application may be found at

Full-time responsibilities are based on a 37.5-hour workweek.  Deadline for application is March 26, 2019

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